There are 4 ways to get from Ptuj to Budapest by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Ptuj to Kelenföld Istria First Water

$17 - $26

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Maribor to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld 987

$24 - $43

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ptuj to Budapest 192.7 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Ptuj to Maribor
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Budapest (BUD) GRZ - BUD

$153 - $559

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The cheapest way to get from Ptuj to Budapest is to train which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ptuj to Budapest is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ptuj to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Ptuj and arriving at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld via Maribor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ptuj and arriving at Kelenföld. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Ptuj and Budapest is 269 km. The road distance is 308.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ptuj to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 15€ - 22€.

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The train from Ptuj to Kelenföld takes 5 h 48 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Ptuj to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Maribor station.

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Ptuj to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Ptuj station.

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The best way to get from Ptuj to Budapest is to train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 15€ - 22€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 168 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Ptuj, Slovenia and Budapest, Hungary?

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Ptuj to Budapest twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ptuj to Budapest 5 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ptuj to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ptuj to Maribor
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maribor to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Graz Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Ptuj to Budapest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Ptuj to Budapest train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ptuj to Budapest is 308 km. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Ptuj to Budapest.

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Eurowings, LOT, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Graz Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Ptuj to Budapest bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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